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Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 11th February 2021, 05:22 AM
Replies: 1,327
Views: 197,541
Posted By Roofgardener
Are you all STILL talking about this rubbish ?

Are you all STILL talking about this rubbish ?
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 10th February 2021, 06:21 AM
Replies: 3,130
Views: 214,631
Posted By Roofgardener
Ummm........

Ummm..... https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-47213842#:~:text=The%20free%20trade%20deal%20between,force%20on%201%20January%202021.
Forum: USA Politics 10th February 2021, 04:56 AM
Replies: 3,528
Continuation Trumpís Coup - Part 2
Views: 201,318
Posted By Roofgardener
I keep hearing this protest being described as a...

I keep hearing this protest being described as a 'Coup' in elements of the US media.

And they have a point. After all, heavily armed protesters over-ran the capital building taking lawmakers...
Forum: USA Politics 10th February 2021, 04:35 AM
Replies: 2,856
Split Thread: A second impeachment
Views: 115,331
Posted By Roofgardener
Yup - very true. The protesters EXACTLY used the...

Yup - very true. The protesters EXACTLY used the DA3 aircraft with twin 130lb bombs to devastate the Capital building entrance, allowing the Nakajima B5N to use torpedo's to penetrate the interior. ...
Forum: Computers and the Internet 9th December 2020, 05:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 769
Posted By Roofgardener
Is this a windows server ? If so, could you use...

Is this a windows server ? If so, could you use the ODBC connectivity tool to check that ODBC is working OK ?
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 9th December 2020, 05:18 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 6,911
Posted By Roofgardener
Perhaps not. However, he WAS a Brigadier General...

Perhaps not. However, he WAS a Brigadier General in the Islamic Republican Guard Corps.


They got it from "un-named sources", just like ALL of their anti-Trump stories.
Obviously, newspapers...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 30th April 2019, 04:51 AM
Replies: 2,427
Views: 218,384
Posted By Roofgardener
Umm.. are you reffering to Jews in the West Bank...

Umm.. are you reffering to Jews in the West Bank ? Mahmoud has already stated that under a Palestinian State, those Jews would be evicted ?


Umm... not really Ponderingturtle. There is an...
Forum: USA Politics 18th April 2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 4,225
Views: 170,276
Posted By Roofgardener
Well, the report has now been released. ...

Well, the report has now been released.
https://www.justice.gov/storage/report.pdf

Firstly, No Russian collusion. End of.
Secondly, Barr didn't lie when he published his summary.
Thirdly, No...
Forum: USA Politics 18th April 2019, 08:22 AM
Replies: 4,225
Views: 170,276
Posted By Roofgardener
Well, the report has now been released. ...

Well, the report has now been released.
https://www.justice.gov/storage/report.pdf

No collusion.
Barr didn't lie.
No evidence of obstruction, sufficient to bring charges.

I can hear the...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 18th April 2019, 08:19 AM
Replies: 3,642
Views: 156,999
Posted By Roofgardener
And the explanation is clearly wrong :) ...

And the explanation is clearly wrong :)
Newton's 3rd law is universal.

Or are you suggesting that hundreds of satellites (which have manoeuvring thrusters) don't work ? Or that we never landed...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 17th April 2019, 04:30 AM
Replies: 1,649
Views: 147,326
Posted By Roofgardener
Jeez, is this thread still going ? Look,...

Jeez, is this thread still going ?

Look, Mohammed was a con artist who threw together elements of Judaism, Christianity, and early Arabic polytheism to form his new "religion" out of thin air. ....
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 16th April 2019, 07:29 AM
Replies: 1,649
Views: 147,326
Posted By Roofgardener
Well, I'l say one thing about this Emre_1974...

Well, I'l say one thing about this Emre_1974 character. He's deranged.. but he's persistent in it !
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 16th April 2019, 05:21 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 13,888
Posted By Roofgardener
Well, some of the comments from back in...

Well, some of the comments from back in October/November where anticipating an imminent collapse into fascism, and the rounding up of all LGBT types into death camps.

Doesn't seem to have...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 16th April 2019, 04:44 AM
Replies: 2,427
Views: 218,384
Posted By Roofgardener
Don't you think that the two-state solution died...

Don't you think that the two-state solution died in 1964 when the PLO wrote its constitution, which calls for the unconditional recapture of the land currently known as "Israel", and the destruction...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 16th April 2019, 04:38 AM
Replies: 2,427
Views: 218,384
Posted By Roofgardener
Umm... President Trump is a dictator ? Really ?

Umm... President Trump is a dictator ? Really ?
Forum: USA Politics 15th April 2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 3,975
Views: 175,077
Posted By Roofgardener
I see. That makes sense. Because the Democrats...

I see. That makes sense. Because the Democrats START with the assumption that President Trump is guilty of SOMETHING. He MUST be. After all, if he wasn't guilty of something, they wouldn't be able to...
Forum: USA Politics 15th April 2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 3,975
Views: 175,077
Posted By Roofgardener
Meh.. I have people to do that sort of legwork...

Meh.. I have people to do that sort of legwork for me. (such as Thaiboxerken, for example :P )
Forum: USA Politics 15th April 2019, 05:50 AM
Replies: 3,975
Views: 175,077
Posted By Roofgardener
Umm.. absolutely NO idea Shirley ! :rolleyes:

Umm.. absolutely NO idea Shirley ! :rolleyes:
Forum: USA Politics 15th April 2019, 05:40 AM
Replies: 3,975
Views: 175,077
Posted By Roofgardener
Gosh.. I didn't know that. Thanks Shirley. ...

Gosh.. I didn't know that. Thanks Shirley.

So what would happen if a state required all voters to sign a declaration of LBGT rights, or be registered Democrats, before their name could appear on...
Forum: USA Politics 15th April 2019, 05:36 AM
Replies: 3,975
Views: 175,077
Posted By Roofgardener
Really ? Recognized by whom ? And since when ?...

Really ? Recognized by whom ? And since when ? 2016 ?
Forum: USA Politics 15th April 2019, 04:47 AM
Replies: 3,975
Views: 175,077
Posted By Roofgardener
I can't help but think that the Washington senate...

I can't help but think that the Washington senate KNOW this, and know that their "law" will be struck down if challenged. They are just indulging in "virtue signalling".
Forum: USA Politics 15th April 2019, 04:45 AM
Replies: 3,975
Views: 175,077
Posted By Roofgardener
Well.. yes.. but surely voting for a federal role...

Well.. yes.. but surely voting for a federal role (President, in this case) is subject to Federal law, not State law ?
Forum: USA Politics 15th April 2019, 04:44 AM
Replies: 3,975
Views: 175,077
Posted By Roofgardener
Soooo... let me see if I understand this properly...

Soooo... let me see if I understand this properly ?

The Chairman of the Ways and Means committee - a Democrat and hence political opponent of President Trump - wants to see the Presidents tax...
Forum: USA Politics 15th April 2019, 04:21 AM
Replies: 3,975
Views: 175,077
Posted By Roofgardener
Umm.. isn't that unconstitutional ? In effect,...

Umm.. isn't that unconstitutional ? In effect, Washington State is interfering with the right of a voter to vote for their preferred candidate ? Or rather.. they are putting restrictions on the...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 15th April 2019, 02:56 AM
Replies: 2,427
Views: 218,384
Posted By Roofgardener
Why on earth would we go to war with "The Islamic...

Why on earth would we go to war with "The Islamic World" ? The only 'flash points' at the moment are Iran and the Palestinians, and the Arab world dislikes both of them.

If Jordan or the Syrians...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 15th April 2019, 02:27 AM
Replies: 2,427
Views: 218,384
Posted By Roofgardener
The Arab Palestinian's of the West Bank are not...

The Arab Palestinian's of the West Bank are not subject peoples, nor do the Israeli's require that they be regarded as "masters".

You are projecting a false correlation onto the region.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 15th April 2019, 01:37 AM
Replies: 2,427
Views: 218,384
Posted By Roofgardener
If all Arab Palestinians where to become Israeli...

If all Arab Palestinians where to become Israeli Citizens, with full voting rights, then within 5 years Israel would become an Islamic Wafq, and would cease to exist shortly afterwards - either...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 2nd April 2019, 04:12 AM
Replies: 2,427
Views: 218,384
Posted By Roofgardener
Well, Mahmoud Abbas, the head of the PLO, has...

Well, Mahmoud Abbas, the head of the PLO, has recently stated that under any agreement with Israel, not one jew would remain in "Palestine".

So sadly it would appear that Jews would not be...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 1st April 2019, 02:29 AM
Replies: 2,427
Views: 218,384
Posted By Roofgardener
Hmmm... the Golan Heights. OK then folks......

Hmmm... the Golan Heights.

OK then folks... who is the legitimate owner of the Golan Heights ?

(caution.. it IS a bit of a trick question).
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 23rd August 2018, 04:39 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 10,807
Posted By Roofgardener
It is ridiculous to compare a confederate ...

It is ridiculous to compare a confederate soldier with a German soldier circa WW2.

As for the statue; why does the left wing love to destroy history ? Or is it just so they can re-write it with...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 23rd August 2018, 04:29 AM
Replies: 669
Views: 29,404
Posted By Roofgardener
I don't see why people are suprised. The Left...

I don't see why people are suprised. The Left have always been more violent than "the right", and more intolerant to boot ! This goes back decades.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 12th August 2018, 01:13 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 15,736
Posted By Roofgardener
I think many peoples objections to this...

I think many peoples objections to this conclusion centers around the idea that you are comparing the murder rate of the white population in America, with a multi-ethnic population in Europe ? Hence...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 12th August 2018, 12:36 AM
Replies: 3,399
Views: 171,995
Posted By Roofgardener
Well, that opens a real can of worms, doesn't it...

Well, that opens a real can of worms, doesn't it ?
You see, in principle , the UK can create an "open border".. at least on the UK side of things. Hence the Good Friday agreement can remain in...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 12th August 2018, 12:27 AM
Replies: 3,399
Views: 171,995
Posted By Roofgardener
I don't think that is true, GnaGnaMan. In pursuit...

I don't think that is true, GnaGnaMan. In pursuit of "economic" outcomes, the EU has increasingly imposed itself on UK domestic law. And if you make the laws of a country, then you effectively...
Forum: USA Politics 10th January 2018, 07:36 AM
Replies: 3,328
Views: 264,139
Posted By Roofgardener
I think it would be interesting if he DID give...

I think it would be interesting if he DID give live testimony. Unlikely, I'll grant you, but interesting.

He would either throw a tantrum, confirming the suspicions/beliefs of all the anti-Trump...
Forum: History, Literature, and the Arts 10th January 2018, 07:04 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 15,426
Posted By Roofgardener
Well, yes... if you are modifying the definition...

Well, yes... if you are modifying the definition of 'colonisation' in order to fit a particular narrative or agenda, then of course, the comparison won't be relevant.


So are you suggesting that...
Forum: History, Literature, and the Arts 10th January 2018, 06:16 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 15,426
Posted By Roofgardener
What..worse than Islamic colonialism ? Or Roman ?...

What..worse than Islamic colonialism ? Or Roman ? Or Phoenician ?


True, although it was overshadowed by the Islamic trade in African slaves, something that is SO rarely mentioned.

My...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 10th January 2018, 05:51 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,548
Posted By Roofgardener
They're a bit expensive. Why not use a simple...

They're a bit expensive. Why not use a simple WattBat ?

If it's a low-voltage DC supply, be careful though. Otherwise you could be Charged with Battery !
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 10th January 2018, 05:05 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,997
Posted By Roofgardener
This whole story is silly ! In what way where...

This whole story is silly !
In what way where is actions an "act of terrorism" ?
In what way could his actions be regarded as advancing a white nationalist agenda ?

A revolver and a brake...
Forum: USA Politics 1st January 2018, 01:53 AM
Replies: 4,423
Views: 386,983
Posted By Roofgardener
Hee hee hee.... nicely phrased Phiwum. However, I...

Hee hee hee.... nicely phrased Phiwum. However, I wasn't aiming my comment at President Trump, but rather at the Psychiatrists who decided to make a public diagnosis.
Well... two thoughts arise...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 1st January 2018, 01:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,390
Posted By Roofgardener
It seems odd that the Egyptians are contemplating...

It seems odd that the Egyptians are contemplating a law criminalising atheism, as according to the official census, there ARE no atheists in Egypt :p...
Forum: USA Politics 31st December 2017, 03:15 AM
Replies: 4,423
Views: 386,983
Posted By Roofgardener
Has this thread REALLY run to 78 pages ? A...

Has this thread REALLY run to 78 pages ?

A bunch of psychiatrists have watched Trumps public performances, and come to some sort of clinical diagnosis ?

Hey, I watched Benedict Cumberpatch...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 27th December 2017, 08:22 AM
Replies: 425
Views: 54,765
Posted By Roofgardener
What a curious response. Your statements are...

What a curious response. Your statements are entirely illogical, and your ad-hominem attack against myself is offensive.

So when Congress votes for a bill, they are innocent. When Donald Trump ...
Forum: USA Politics 26th December 2017, 01:25 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,817
Posted By Roofgardener
Hmm.... so the UN has asked its special...

Hmm.... so the UN has asked its special rapporteur to investigate the US ? It did this in November 2017, I believe ?

Is it possible that the UN is trying to get revenge on Donald Trump for his...
Forum: USA Politics 26th December 2017, 01:15 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,508
Posted By Roofgardener
Well, I'd have to agree. The town's decision not...

Well, I'd have to agree. The town's decision not to issue permits seems reasonable under the circumstances. I struggle to see this as some sort of constitutional issue.

As for "de-listing"...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 26th December 2017, 01:03 PM
Replies: 425
Views: 54,765
Posted By Roofgardener
The move was the clear - almost unanimous -...

The move was the clear - almost unanimous - decision of Congress, so presumably THEY are all disfunctional as well ?

As for "more fighting with deaths"... umm.... I was under the impression that...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 26th December 2017, 05:32 AM
Replies: 425
Views: 54,765
Posted By Roofgardener
Is this the OIC that has its headquarters in...

Is this the OIC that has its headquarters in Tehran, the capital of a country that historically encourages its citizens to take to the streets chanting "Death To America" ? (Most recently in 2015 by...
Forum: USA Politics 26th December 2017, 03:30 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 10,847
Posted By Roofgardener
So Donald Trump is a bad man because - unlike his...

So Donald Trump is a bad man because - unlike his predecessors - he implemented the clear will of Congress ?

And what happened to these "Days of Rage" ? Any more than happens every Friday in East...
Forum: History, Literature, and the Arts 8th December 2017, 05:42 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 8,618
Posted By Roofgardener
The Israeli's do have a cultural tie with the...

The Israeli's do have a cultural tie with the region that reaches back into ancient history. For a thousand years, the Passover and Yom Kippur ceremonies have ended with the phrase "next year... in...
Forum: USA Politics 6th December 2017, 07:53 AM
Replies: 3,328
Views: 264,139
Posted By Roofgardener
Yeah... and he drinks blood, and steals sweets...

Yeah... and he drinks blood, and steals sweets from babies ! (along with stealing elections from the Democrats :p )
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